In Lynton, a superb, large, detached house converted with flair and style from mews stables to the grand Victorian Lynton Hotel; once horse-drawn carriages swept under the archway into the yard, which now provides a private enclave for a few mews dwellings and this stunning house. To the front, a high wall and oak gates enclose your own neat, sunny garden (patio, table/chairs, hammock chair, parking space). Big living room with wood floor, soft feather and leather sofas, inglenook (woodburner), TV/DVD and glazed doors to garden; equally big fitted kitchen/dining room (dishwasher, microwave, fridge, electric cooker, TV/DVD) with lift up to the four-poster bedroom; utility room (washing machine, tumble drier, fridge-freezer). Ground-floor shower-room (suite). From a sun-filled lofty hall, ash-wood stairs up to four bedrooms (wood floors) - a double (5’ bed) with TV/DVD, a twin (zip-linkable to 6' double) with goose-feather bedding, a four-poster double with the lift down to kitchen, and a twin (2’6” beds, linkable to 5’ double with access to one side only); two bathrooms (suites, showers over baths, one with bidet and unobtrusive bath aid for people with limited mobility). Damages Deposit £200. A few minutes’ walk to pub, restaurants and shops in a stunning area.
LYNTON Ilfracombe 18 miles; Minehead 18 miles. Lynton and its twin Lynmouth are nestled within Exmoor National Park on the North Devon coast. Lynton and Lynmouth enjoy one of the prettiest and most unspoilt coastal locations in England, offering breathtaking scenery and some of the best opportunities to admire the sheer rugged beauty of Exmoor’s coast and countryside. Great heritage, cosy fireside pubs, tasty local food and 'green’ credentials make North Devon an inspiring place to stay. There is a wealth of wildlife including magnificent red deer, the rare Exmoor pony, wild birds and rare butterflies. There are plenty of outdoor pursuits including horse riding, golf, walking, surfing and fly fishing on the beautiful Lyn river. Exmoor National Park is home to some of the darkest skies in the country so it's a great place to gaze at the stars. Lynton has a fabulous range of shops, pubs and cafes where you can wander between the picturesque cottages and meet the friendly locals. There are a number of attractions for the family including Exmoor Zoo, Lynmouth’s water-powered cliff railway, and the Owl and Hawk Centre. Experience one of England’s last remaining tranquil areas - there is something for everyone during a stay at Lynton and Lynmouth.